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Rally in Support of Family Leave Bill
July 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
New Jersey is close to having an improved paid family leave program! A bill to expand and improve NJ Family Leave Insurance (NJ FLI) is waiting for Govr Christie’s signature to become law. The bill would bring much needed changes to the NJ FLI program and help more New Jerseyans access the benefits of paid family leave. (See details of bill in comment)
Have you made the difficult decision to forgo leave because the program didn’t meet your needs? Would you, or someone you know, benefit from improvements to NJ FLI? Have you needed to take leave from work to bond with a new child (newborn or adopted) or to care for a seriously ill family member? Maybe you never even knew paid family leave existed in New Jersey!
Join us and share your story at a rally in support of the legislation on Juy 12th, at noon outside the War Memorial in Trenton. Men are especially encouraged to share their story. The more diversity of stories the better to help educate the Govr of the reality of New Jersey working families’ lives. Please message me if you are interested.
If you can’t make it to the rally, but still would like to share your story there is the option of contributing it to a story bank (linked below) to help shine a light on working families’ delicate balance of providing care while still bringing home the bacon. http://www.njtimetocare.org/story-bank
Details of how the legislation improves paid family leave is in the comments below.